Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Non-Retaliation

Policy number: 
16.004
Policy description: 

UNT does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, political affiliation, disability, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, or veteran status in its application and admission process, educational programs and activities, university facilities, or employment policies. The University takes active measures to prevent such conduct and immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University also prohibits and takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who report or file a charge of discrimination, harassment, or sexual violence; participate in an investigation, or oppose any form of discrimination, harassment, or sexual violence.
This policy and the University’s procedural guidelines outline the steps regarding reporting, filing, investigating, resolving, and appealing a finding of discrimination, retaliation, harassment and sexual violence.
Every member of the University of North Texas community which includes employees, students and visitors must comply with federal and state laws and regulations and institutional policies including equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Policy owner: VP for Institutional Equity and Diversity
Policy contact: 
Joanne Woodard
VP for Institutional Equity and Diversity
Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity
Applies to: 
All University
Date Issued: 
Sunday, November 1, 1981

Last updated: 

Date: 
2013-10-09
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to update the language and definitions for clarity and legal sufficiency. Effective 10/09/2013.
Date: 
2011-04-01
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2004-08-01
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2003-07-01
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2001-12-01
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2001-05-01
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1999-09-01
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1995-08-01
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1994-05-01
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